Quigley-Lolita in the Afterlife

Jenny Minton Quigley (edited by). Lolita in the Afterlife: On Beauty, Risk, and Reckoning with the Most Indelible and Shocking Novel of the Twentieth century. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2021, 456 pp.

Robert Alter-Nabokov and the Real World

Robert Alter. Nabokov and the Real World, Between Appreciation and Defense. Princeton UP, 2021, 248 pp. https://www.degruyter.com/document/isbn/9780691218663/html

Irena Księżopolska, Mikołaj Wiśniewski (Eds.)-Vladimir Nabokov and the Fictions of Memory

Irena Księżopolska, Mikołaj Wiśniewski/Ирена Ксензопольская, Миколай Висневский (Eds.), Vladimir Nabokov and the Fictions of Memory,  SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Warsaw, 2019: -…

Vladimir Nabokov-Владимир Набоков-Think, Write, Speak

Vladimir Nabokov/Владимир Набоков, Think, Write, Speak: Uncollected Essays, Reviews, Interviews and Letters to the Editor, edited by Brian Boyd and Anastasia Tolstoy, Knopf, 2019. A rich compilation of the previously uncollected…

Appels de la Société Internationale Vladimir Nabokov

La Société Internationale Vladimir Nabokov lance deux appels dont vous trouverez les détails sur le site The Nabokovian. Le premier est un appel à communication pour la convention annuelle de la Modern Languages Association. La date…

Marjorie Worthington, The Story of" Me": Contemporary American Autofiction, "Masculinity, Whiteness, and Postmodern Self- Consciousness: Vladimir Nabokov, John Barth, Kurt Vonnegut, and Richard Powers", University of Nebraska Press, Frontiers of Narrative Series, 2018.

Autofiction, or works in which the eponymous author appears as a fictionalized character, represents a significant trend in postwar American literature, when it proliferated to become a kind of postmodern cliché. The Story of “Me”charts…

Azar Nafisi/Азар Нафизи, That other World: Nabokov and the Puzzle of Exile, transl. from the Persian by Loftali Khonji, Yale University Press, 2019.

The foundational text for the acclaimed New York Times and international best seller Reading Lolita in Tehran The ruler of a totalitarian state seeks validation from a former schoolmate, now the nation’s foremost thinker, in order to access…

David M. Bethea and Siggy Frank (Eds), Vladimir Nabokov in Context, Cambridge University Press, 2018.

"Vladimir Nabokov, bilingual writer of dazzling masterpieces, is a phenomenon that both resists and requires contextualization. This book challenges the myth of Nabokov as a sole genius who worked in isolation from his surroundings, as it…